Honduran Journalist and Congressional Candidate Víctor Fúnez Murdered

HeadlineJun 21, 2017
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In Honduras, journalist and congressional candidate Víctor Fúnez was murdered outside his home in the Caribbean coastal city of La Ceiba last Thursday. Víctor Fúnez directed the local nighttime television news show. Police say they’ve arrested a suspect in the case. Human rights groups say Fúnez is at least the 70th journalist murdered in Honduras since 2001.

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